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|present participle||accounting for|
|past tense||accounted for|
|past participle||accounted for|
You will be brought before the disciplinary panel to account for your behaviour.
How do you account for this sudden improvement in his test scores?
She had to account for every penny she spent.
Investors were told that over half their savings had vanished and could not be accounted for.
This is the British English definition of account. View American English definition of account.